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  • Is the Apple Watch Still a Threat to Luxury Watches?

    Is the Apple Watch Still a Threat to Luxury Watches?

    Since it debuted in the Spring of 2015, the Apple Watch remains a strong presence in the tech headlines. Before it launched, speculation revolved around its expected design and features. Once it was out, discussion focused on its projected sales. Now…
    - 07.08.2017, 15:00 -
  • What’s Going on With the Swiss Watch Industry?

    What’s Going on With the Swiss Watch Industry?

    With the first quarter of 2017 behind us and both SIHH and Baselworld complete, now is as good a time as any to reflect on the state of the luxury watch industry. It’s no secret that the past two years have seen a steady decline […]The post What…
    - 17.04.2017, 18:00 -
  • The Trends We Saw at Baselworld 2017

    The Trends We Saw at Baselworld 2017

    Baselworld 2017 came and went faster than a steel and ceramic Rolex Daytona sitting in an AD display window. While it’s estimated that there were 200 (!) fewer exhibitors than last year, Baselworld is still the industry’s most important exhibitio…
    - 06.04.2017, 16:00 -
  • Trend Forecasting at SIHH 2017

    Trend Forecasting at SIHH 2017

    From January 16-20, 2017, all eyes were on Geneva, host to this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH). For the most part, it was business as usual, and despite a difficult 2016 for the Swiss watch industry, watch manufactures wer…
    - 30.01.2017, 18:00 -
  • [VIDEO] Watch Crown & Caliber’s First Commercial

    [VIDEO] Watch Crown & Caliber’s First Commercial

    If you’ve been watching the Golf Channel lately, have you seen Crown & Caliber? We debuted our first television commercial this week during the Golf Channel’s 2016 Ryder Cup coverage, and not going to lie—we’re pretty proud of it. To think th…
    - 28.09.2016, 22:02 -
  • Heuer 100 Takes Manhattan

    Heuer 100 Takes Manhattan

    Expert: “Market moving sale.” The Heuer 100 watch collection was ready for its close up. The Crown and Caliber Trunk Club event in Manhattan Thursday night drew raving reviews from a wide variety of attendees. More than a hundred Heuer fans tur…
    - 16.09.2016, 21:12 -
  • Recapping the August Atlanta CaliberHour Event

    Recapping the August Atlanta CaliberHour Event

    On Wednesday night, August 24th, we gathered a group of watch lovers at Establishment in Midtown Atlanta to talk watches (of course), enjoy some fine drinks and hors d’ouevres, and observe one of our watchmakers at work. It was a fantastic inaugura…
    - 25.08.2016, 18:00 -
  • Recapping the Crown & Caliber x aBlogtoWatch Event in San Francisco

    Recapping the Crown & Caliber x aBlogtoWatch Event in San Francisco

    On Wednesday, August 17th, we had the privilege of spending an evening with a bunch of watch lovers (co-hosted by the distinguished gents from aBlogtoWatch). The event, held at the exclusive Wingtip Club in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial D…
    - 19.08.2016, 18:00 -
  • Behind the Scenes at the America’s Cup with Bremont

    Behind the Scenes at the America’s Cup with Bremont

    It’s not often you get to sit pretty on a catamaran and watch a yacht race up close and personal. But Crown & Caliber got the chance to do just that, thanks to our friends at Bremont. We’ve been in Portsmouth, England, following Oracle Team […]…
    - 22.07.2016, 18:00 -
  • [VIDEO] Wearable Tech: C&C Reviews the Chronos

    [VIDEO] Wearable Tech: C&C Reviews the Chronos

    We’ve documented the hype surrounding the release of the Apple Watch—we’ve even done the comparisons. We’ve witnessed the rising competition for wrist space from smart devices like the Fitbit. We’ve even fielded all the comments that smartp…
    - 14.06.2016, 13:00 -

Worn & Wound

Fratello Watches

  • NeuCelebrating Three Years Of Lebois & Co – Past, Present and Future

    Celebrating Three Years Of Lebois & Co – Past, Present and Future

    Exactly three years ago today, we introduced to you the rebirth of an old brand, Lebois & Co. Exactly 80 years after the brand was founded actually, on December 14th 1934. Since that day in 2014, Lebois & Co released three watches, called the Avantga…
    - 3 hours ago 14.12.2017, 8:00 -
  • Heart As An assistant: Patek Philippe 5230 & 7130G

    Heart As An assistant: Patek Philippe 5230 & 7130G

    The World Time watch ranks among the most popular complications in Patek Philippe’s wristwatch collection. Some time zone designations have changed or were replaced with new ones. Accordingly, Patek Philippe presented the World Time watch Ref. 5230…
    - 1 day ago 13.12.2017, 10:49 -
  • Hands-On With The Maen Brooklyn 39 Automatic

    Hands-On With The Maen Brooklyn 39 Automatic

    Quartz watches only interest me when they have something special of specific to add. Like a multifunction watch such as the Breitling B55, the Omega Speedmaster X33, Tissot T-Touch, a G-Shock or something special like the discontinued OysterQuartz mo…
    - 1 day ago 13.12.2017, 8:00 -
  • Speedy Tuesday – Christmas Shopping Guide: Speedmaster Accessories

    Speedy Tuesday – Christmas Shopping Guide: Speedmaster Accessories

    The first Holiday Seasons wishes came in today in the office, so perhaps it is about time that we give some Speedmaster accessories shopping tips before Christmas really starts. Some of you probably know what to buy and what you would like to have, b…
    - 2 days ago 12.12.2017, 8:00 -
  • Eterna KonTiki Bronze Manufacture – 52Mondayz, week #50

    Eterna KonTiki Bronze Manufacture – 52Mondayz, week #50

    Which 52Mondayz watch to chose was a difficult one this week. Last week, together with the rest of the Fratello Watches team, I picked up my Omega Speedmaster Speedy Tuesday. However already being in Biel I took the opportunity to visit Eterna in Gre…
    - 3 days ago 11.12.2017, 20:27 -
  • OUR CATAWIKI FAVORITES – EDITOR’S CHOICE: Longines, Grand Seiko, Jaeger-LeCoultre

    OUR CATAWIKI FAVORITES – EDITOR’S CHOICE: Longines, Grand Seiko, Jaeger-LeCoultre

    Our bi-weekly feature where we select three interesting watches from the Catawiki auctions. This article is a partnership with Catawiki, but we made our own selection of watches and without any interference in our write-up. For this week, we have a L…
    - 3 days ago 11.12.2017, 10:06 -
  • Glashütte Original: A Chronograph for the Man of Taste

    Glashütte Original:  A Chronograph for the Man of Taste

    The Senator Chronograph Panorama Date gives functionality a very stylish look The Senator Chronograph Panorama Date from Glashütte Original confronts the challenges of cold and stormy days with casual elegance: This robust timepiece built for everyd…
    - 3 days ago 11.12.2017, 2:00 -
  • Watch Strap Review Part 31. – Kill Hubris X Crown & Buckle

    Watch Strap Review Part 31. – Kill Hubris X Crown & Buckle

    Collaborations can end up in success or a major flop. Especially if the parties involved come from different areas of life. When fashion enters the watch scene the outcome is often the latter. Kill Hubris, a clothing company from Houston Texas, is a…
    - 6 days ago 08.12.2017, 8:00 -
  • The New Omega Trésor Ladies’ Collection

    The New Omega Trésor Ladies’ Collection

    Although the name De Ville Trésor is not new, the new Omega Trésor ladies’ collection definitely is. Most ladies’ watches are based on gents’ models within the Omega collection: smaller diameters, different dials and colors etc. This is the c…
    - 6 days ago 08.12.2017, 1:00 -
  • #TBT Taking a Look at the Heuer Carrera 12 Dato Reference 2547

    #TBT Taking a Look at the Heuer Carrera 12 Dato Reference 2547

    Standing on the beach with a beer in my hand. No, that’s not an alternative take on a classic hit from The Cure. It was me and it was this past August somewhere in the Algarve of Portugal.   Actually, my phone was nearby and when it rang, the Dut…
    - 7 days ago 07.12.2017, 8:00 -

zeigr.com

  • Fundstücke: Geschenkideen Teil 2 – Uhrenbücher (mit Gewinnspiel)

    Fundstücke: Geschenkideen Teil 2 – Uhrenbücher (mit Gewinnspiel)


    - 6 days ago 08.12.2017, 10:22 -
  • Fundstücke: Geschenkideen (Teil 1) – Extravagante Retro-Uhren

    Fundstücke: Geschenkideen (Teil 1) – Extravagante Retro-Uhren

    Geschenkideen – Ende des Jahres wird es natürlich Zeit dafür. Vollkommen egal, ob Ihr jemand anderem oder Euch selbst etwas zu Weihnachten schenken wollt: Mit den folgenden Fundstücken und Geschenkideen möchte ich Euch ein wenig Inspiration mit…
    - 13 days ago 01.12.2017, 10:58 -
  • Bauhaus-Uhr: Sternglas Zeitmesser – ein Jahr nach Kickstarter

    Bauhaus-Uhr: Sternglas Zeitmesser – ein Jahr nach Kickstarter

    Sponsored Post – (Was heißt das?) „Es wäre schon großartig, wenn hier in Hamburg eine neue Uhrenmarke entstünde.“. Diesen Satz schrieb ich vor gut einem Jahr. In dem Blog-Artikel (Sponsored Post) ging es um die Bauhaus-Uhr Sternglas Ze…
    - 27 days ago 17.11.2017, 9:00 -
  • Favoriten: Uhren bis 5000 Euro – Editor’s Choice #3 (Heuer Autavia)

    Favoriten: Uhren bis 5000 Euro – Editor’s Choice #3 (Heuer Autavia)

    Nachdem es im ersten Teil dieser Reihe um die Retro-Taucheruhr Tudor Black Bay und im zweiten Teil um eine Dresswatch mit Understatement, die Rolex Oyster Perpetual, ging, widmen wir uns heute einem neu aufgelegtem Chronographen aus dem Hause Tag H…
    - 41 days ago 03.11.2017, 13:56 -
  • Fundstücke: Was geht auf ebay?! – Vintage Quartz-Uhren

    Fundstücke: Was geht auf ebay?! – Vintage Quartz-Uhren

    Mir ist aufgefallen, dass ich in dieser Rubrik hauptsächlich mechanische Vintage-Uhren empfehle. Dabei habe ich selbst vor Jahren mit Quarzuhren angefangen. Der Grund: Damals habe ich mich einfach noch nicht an die mechanischen Vintage-Uhren von Ome…
    - 48 days ago 27.10.2017, 13:25 -
  • Fundstücke: Was geht auf amazon?!

    Fundstücke: Was geht auf amazon?!

    Nachdem es in den letzten Artikeln um doch recht teure Uhren ging, heute mal wieder etwas für das kleinere Portemonaie – in Form eines Fundstück-Freitags. Gewissermaßen als Ausgleich :) Alle vorgestellten Uhren liegen deutlich unter 300 Euro. Ei…
    - 62 days ago 13.10.2017, 13:22 -
  • Favoriten: Uhren bis 5000 Euro – Editor’s Choice #2 (Rolex Oyster Perpetual)

    Favoriten: Uhren bis 5000 Euro – Editor’s Choice #2 (Rolex Oyster Perpetual)

    Im ersten Teil dieser Reihe ging es um eine Uhr, die zwar aus dem Hause Rolex stammt, aber den Namen nicht auf dem Zifferblatt trägt. Heute soll es um eine Rolex gehen, die für jeden auch als solche erkennbar ist… Weiterlesen →Dieser Artikel F…
    - 83 days ago 22.09.2017, 12:46 -
  • Bell & Ross – Vintage Collection & Limited Edition Bellytanker

    Bell & Ross – Vintage Collection & Limited Edition Bellytanker

    Es muss wirklich schlimm sein, mir Uhrenneuheiten und Haute Horlogerie nahebringen zu wollen. Da liegt eine Bell & Ross namens BR-X2 vor mir. Eine Uhr mit skelettiertem Zifferblatt, Tourbillon, Micro-Rotor, einem Gehäuse aus Saphirglas und einem Wer…
    - 91 days ago 14.09.2017, 18:37 -
  • Favoriten: Uhren bis 5000 Euro – Editor’s Choice #1 (Tudor)

    Favoriten: Uhren bis 5000 Euro – Editor’s Choice #1 (Tudor)

    Uhren für 5.000 Euro – muss das sein? – Eine gute Frage. Wer hier regelmäßig mitliest, der wird festgestellt haben, dass ich zum einen auf erschwingliche Vintage-Uhren stehe, zum anderen wenig davon halte, übertrieben viel Geld für eine neue…
    - 98 days ago 07.09.2017, 12:44 -
  • Fundstücke: Was geht auf ebay?! – Military, Fliegeruhr, B-Uhr & Co.

    Fundstücke: Was geht auf ebay?! – Military, Fliegeruhr, B-Uhr & Co.

    Der Sommer – ist immer so eine Sache, wenn es darum geht, Uhren auf ebay zu kaufen. Zum einen habe ich den Eindruck, dass das Angebot bzw. die Auswahl während der Urlaubszeit etwas kleiner ist. Zum anderen erscheint es mir… Weiterlesen →Diese…
    - 11.08.2017, 12:26 -

WatchTime USA

  • NeuThe Oris GMT Rega Limited Edition

    The Oris GMT Rega Limited Edition

    In 2016, Rega — a nonprofit air-rescue service in Switzerland — rescued 869 people from the pristine-yet-precarious slopes of Switzerland. This year, in order to support the private organization’s efforts, Oris has teamed up with them to ...
    - 13 hours ago 13.12.2017, 22:07 -
  • NeuJaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Duoface Limited Edition Features Casa Fagliano Strap

    Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Duoface Limited Edition Features Casa Fagliano Strap

    Jaeger-LeCoultre's legendary Reverso model began its life in 1931 not as a luxury accessory but as a literal sports watch, designed to be worn by mounted polo players. The latest timepiece to pay tribute to the sport of polo is a new version of ...
    - 21 hours ago 13.12.2017, 14:00 -
  • A Round-Up of Watch News from Miami Art Week

    A Round-Up of Watch News from Miami Art Week

    There’s nothing quite like Miami during Art Basel and Design Miami. The annual fairs that run concurrently prompt hordes of the American glitterati to descend upon the city to indulge and imbibe during one of the art world’s most ...
    - 3 days ago 11.12.2017, 22:36 -
  • “Extreme Watches for Extreme Conditions:” An Interview with Richard Mille

    “Extreme Watches for Extreme Conditions:” An Interview with Richard Mille

    Richard Mille launched the first timepiece from his eponymous watch brand in 2001. Sixteen years later, the brand has made an indelible mark on the luxury watch industry with its avant-garde designs, its pioneering use of space-age materials, ...
    - 3 days ago 11.12.2017, 19:51 -
  • Seiko Serves Up a Second Round of Cocktail-Inspired Presage Watches

    Seiko Serves Up a Second Round of Cocktail-Inspired Presage Watches

    At Baselworld 2017, Seiko offered up a menu of colorful new models in its all-mechanical Presage collection, with dials inspired by classic cocktails. This winter, the Japanese brand invites us to belly up to the bar for a second round, ...
    - 5 days ago 09.12.2017, 14:00 -